Tigers face Chicago White Sox: MLB odds preview and stats
Detroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox Odds
Chicago will look to improve on its 58-85 record when take on Detroit, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Tuesday.
Erik Johnson gets the call for the Chicago White Sox and he will try to build on a 0-1 mark. In the other dugout, Rick Porcello brings a 11-8 ledger to the game for the Tigers as he tries to quiet the White Sox bats.
This game matches up the No. 12 (White Sox) and the No. 1 (Tigers) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 15 ranked American League offense (3.7 runs per game) against a Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 4 in the American League at 4 runs allowed per game. The White Sox have been averaging 8.6 hits per game, less than the Tigers have managed so far this season (10.1 hits on average).
Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.8 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.
The Tigers were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +123 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Detroit didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-1 to Chicago on Monday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a win are 7-3
A few Tigers at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
Detroit is 17-8 SU in their last 25 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games at home
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
Detroit at Chi White Sox, Wednesday, September 11